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You can’t buy iOS or Android versions of Golden Axe, Jet Set Radio or more anymore

Sega’s decided it’s going to be focusing on mobile games, and part of that mindset shift apparently involves making sure the back catalog of Android and iOS games are ones the company and its fans can be proud of. This means a culling of the herd, as games that aren’t thought to be up to more »

There are only 8 Nintendo World Championships 2015 qualifying events

Those wanting to prove they’re the very best better hope they live in California, Floridaa, Illinois, Minnesota, New York, Texas or Washington, because Nintendo announced the Nintendo World Championship 2015 qualifier locations and there aren’t very many. Apparently, this event will be extremely exclusive, because there will be only eight chances to try and prove more »

Shovel Knight Review: Retro perfection

Shovel Knight Price: $14.99 System(s): Vita (also available on PS3 and PS4) Release Date: April 21, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Yacht Club Games (Yacht Club Games) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence I’ve been eager to see how Shovel Knight came together ever since the game saw its initial release in 2014. Now that the more »

Action Replay amiibo PowerSaves backups and boosts amiibo

Action Replay amiibo PowerSaves backups and boosts amiibo Given the success of Nintendo’s amiibo, it was only a matter of time before we started seeing amiibo peripherals. Fortunately, the first one is also rather brilliant. Introducing the Action Replay amiibo PowerSaves. It’s a NFC reader that allows a user to preserve or improve all amiibo more »

Here’s your information on every E3 2015 press conference

Okay, before we move onto the real information, I feel like I have to point out that these E3 2015 press conferences aren’t really press conferences. (A friend would appreciate if I took the time to point out that these are really media briefings.) Regardless, we’re going to acquire a lot of important information between more »

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Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed Review: Knockout

Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed Price: System(s): Vita Release Date: May 19, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Idea Factory International (Tamsoft) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Partial Nudity and Suggestive Themes Now that Hyperdimension Neptunia has proved itself to be quite the success for Idea Factory, the company is capitalizing on it by seeing more »

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PSN down and Lizard Squad says they did it

Today, we’re experiencing a minor, gaming-related tragedy. All PS3, PS4, and Vita owners, that is, because there’s a PlayStation Network problem. If you own one of those systems, odds are one of you Googled “PSN down” tonight. Why? Because apparently Lizard Squad brought PSN down. Two hours ago, Lizard Squad took to Twitter, saying the more »

Here’s Your May 15, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

There are 31 indie game bundles available right now! Even better, some of them are ridiculously good. Humble has the Humble Paradox Interactive Bundle, Humble Mobile Bundle 12, and Humble Weekly Bundle: RPG Edition Book II available right now. Not to mention Groupee’s Be Mine 19 bundle is available. It’ just a good week for more »

The golems are coming to Pokemon Shuffle, so go catch Regirock

Still playing Pokemon Shuffle? I’m not surprised if you are. Nintendo’s doing a good job of adding new events to the game to keep people coming back, as well as new levels. The most recent addition is bringing more legendaries into the game. I hope you like golems, because Regirock is here! Pokemon Shuffle‘s Regirock more »

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Nintendo of America’s Splatoon ads prove it still doesn’t get it

Many of Nintendo’s quirks — for good and for bad — come from its global subsidiaries’ deference to the whims of its Japanese parent company. StreetPass, for example, is an idea that only makes sense in Japan, though efforts like StreetPass Relay have made it easier for Westerners to experience. It’s weird, then, that in more »

Kingdom Hearts goes mobile (again) with Kingdom Hearts: Unchained Chi

The heretofore browser-only Kingdom Hearts: Unchained Chi is coming to mobile platforms, Famitsu reports. The iOS and Android game is currently only planned for Japan, however, and will release sometime in 2015. Set during the Great Keyblade War, the story of Unchained Chi will mesh with the forthcoming Kingdom Hearts 3.  This lends credence to the possibility of more »

Nintendo eShop Update for May 14, 2015

I really hope you have a Wii U. If you don’t, well, this isn’t going to be a very productive update for you. There are nine new games available, but only three are for the . The other six are all for the . Though, you could argue it’s “five,” since Mega Man Battle Network more »